Leading Our Community
Since 1922 we have distributed over 22,000 grants for a total of more than $173 million. As careful stewards of our community's endowment, generous donors to our Fund for Community Good and Special Funds enable us to meet West Michigan's changing needs now and for generations to come.
Fund for Community Good (General) Grants
Our Fund for Community Good awards grants to nonprofit organizations to support programs addressing education, engagement, the environment, health, prosperity/neighborhoods in the Kent County area. For additional information and to apply for a grant from the Fund for Community Good, click here.
We're excited about the transformative work being done with the grants we've distributed throughout our community. If you're interested in learning more, view our recently awarded Fund for Community Good grants.
We also has a variety of special grant programs that may invite proposals at different times of the year. These grantmaking efforts are narrowly tailored to promote change around a particular issue or geographic area. These opportunities are released and publicized periodically through our website and through targeted communications.
For additional information and to apply for these opportunities, please visit the following pages:
Available to West Michigan camps for specific efforts to increase access to overnight camps for underserved Kent County children.
There are six different local funds in Cascade, Ionia, Lowell, Sparta, Southeast Ottawa and Wyoming providing grants to these specific geographic locations.
Designed to address the need for capacity building and technical assistance among nonprofits in Kent County.
For nonprofit organizations with programs that benefit young people in Kent, Ionia and Southeast Ottawa counties.
If you have any questions about the grant application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 616.454.1751.